Agent : Euan Thorneycroft
Matthew Richardson was born in 1990 and graduated with a First in English from Durham University in 2011, where he was a Vice-Chancellor’s academic scholar and edited the student newspaper Palatinate. He then went on to postgraduate research at Merton College, Oxford, followed by a spell as a freelance journalist. Since then, Matthew has worked as a speechwriter and researcher in Westminster, writing pieces for a wide variety of publications, including the Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and New Statesman.
His debut novel, My Name is Nobody, was the first in the Solomon Vine thriller series. It was published by Penguin in 2017. Its follow-up, The Insider, will be published by Penguin in 2021.